Welcome to NUR 212


Welcome to NUR 212. Maternity Nursing focuses on the needs of mothers, neonates, and families, using the Nursing Process to promote wellness, prevent illness, and manage responses to actual or potential threats to health. Topics studied include common maternal and neonatal considerations and normal perinatal outcomes.

The Core Competencies of Associate Degree Nursing are explored and applied. These include Professional Behaviors, Communication, Assessment, Clinical Decision-Making, Therapeutic Nursing Interventions, Teaching and Learning, Collaboration, and Managing Care.

Your NUR 212 faculty look forward to meeting you and introducing you to nursing care of mothers and neonates. We invite your full engagement in learning activities and are pleased at the opportunity to guide your learning.

For those of you who are planning ahead, these are your required textbooks and learning resources:

Hogan, M.A. (2013). Maternal-Newborn Nursing: Reviews and Rationales (3rd edition). New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

Murray, S. and McKinney, E. (2010).  Foundations of Maternal-Newborn Nursing  (5th edition). St. Louis, Missouri: Saunders.

NUR 212 Teaching Team: NUR 212 Course Outline.

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